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Feature — Putsch-ed Out of Power: After Sudan’s Coup d’Etat Set the Board, Where will the Pieces Move?

May 6, 2019

By Stephen Jones 7 May 2019 Part 1, with Analysis as of 13 April 2019 Following months of protests demanding the resignation of long-time Sudanese dictator Omar al-Bashir, he was removed from power by a military coup on Thursday, 11 April 2019. The coup, led by former allies of the President, is far from a … Continue reading “Feature — Putsch-ed Out of Power: After Sudan’s Coup d’Etat Set the Board, Where will the Pieces Move?”


Burkina Faso: The downfall of another tyrant in Africa

November 11, 2014

By Albert Mbiatem: The recent popular revolution in Burkina Faso and the resignation of President Blaise Compaoré has emerged as a ‘warning alarm’ to African tyrants who are bent on eternalising themselves in power. The political crisis in Burkina Faso could be seen as a ‘call for attention’ to the presidents of Democratic Republic of … Continue reading “Burkina Faso: The downfall of another tyrant in Africa”


The Lost Revolution

February 16, 2013

By Lamya Hussein Marafi It almost seems that the Egyptian revolution never happened, or is still waiting to happen. A struggling economy, an ambiguous foreign policy, extremely brutal police system, continuous fatal train accidents, increasing unemployment rate, sexual harassment of both women and men, a controversial constitution, the abandoned, ‘dangerous’ land of Sinai, a return … Continue reading “The Lost Revolution”


Joining the ‘Million Man March’

February 10, 2013

By Nesma El Shazly I was not allowed to leave the house throughout the first week of the revolution. Although my parents wholeheartedly endorsed the revolution, they feared for my life and would not let me join the protests. For this reason I spent that week documenting the events as they unfolded from my own … Continue reading “Joining the ‘Million Man March’”


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